fluoxetine hydrochloride

[ floo-ok-si-teen ]
/ fluˈɒk sɪˌtin /

noun Pharmacology.

a white crystalline compound, C17H18F3NO⋅HCl: inhibits the uptake of serotonin and is used chiefly as an antidepressant.

Nearby words

  1. fluorouracil,
  2. fluorspar,
  3. fluosilicate,
  4. fluosilicic acid,
  5. fluoxetine,
  6. fluphenazine,
  7. flurandrenolide,
  8. flurazepam,
  9. flurbiprofen,
  10. flurried

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Medicine definitions for fluoxetine hydrochloride

fluoxetine hydrochloride

[ flōō-ŏksĭ-tēn′ ]

n.

An oral antidepressant chemically unrelated to other antidepressants.

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